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Promotion of youth employment, education and vocational training for marginalized youth for the youth employment, education and vocational training for marginalized youth for the prevention of youth violence in Central America (CaPAZ).
Project runtime: 01.09.2020 - 30.09.2022 / El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
The project leads to integration in to the jobmarket of marginalised young people. In collaboration with vocational training providers and vocatioinal orientation institutions and jointly with private sector partners, ten occupations with labour market demand are developed. Furthermore, the partner instituions are trained in psychosocial support for youth.
EU4Skills - Better Skills for Modern Ukraine National Qualification Assessment and Certification Framework Development
Project runtime: 01.07.2021 - 30.07.2022
The overall objective of EU4Skills is “to reform and modernize the Vocational Education Training (VET) system in Ukraine so it can better contribute to sustainable and inclusive social-economic development via better economic governance, increased diversification and higher labour productivity”: EU4Skills aims to modernise vocational education and training institutions, training school managers and teachers in the seven pilot regions.
Framework contract for the implementation of EU external aid 2018 (FWC SIEA 2018), Lot 4: “Human Development and safety net”
Project runtime: 01.06.2018 - 31.05.2022
Type of service: Evaluations, studies and expertises, Consultancy
The framework contract will serve to provide services for the implementation of EU external aid in the field of human development covering the sectors education/culture/health/vocational education and training/research and innovation. Requests for service provision can concern among others support to design and implementation; preparation of terms of reference and the evaluation of offers; preparation of guidelines for calls for proposals and evaluation of grant proposals; evaluations (‘ex-ante’, interim, ‘ex post’, etc.), monitoring; policy analysis, design and reforms; data collection and analysis;capacity development and institutional strengthening; training and research; awareness raising.
Vocational Skills Development Project (VSDP) II
Client: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Project runtime: 01.05.2018 - 30.04.2022
In cooperation with more than 150 partners from industry and governmental organisations the Vocational Skills Development Project (VSDP) provides market-oriented vocational training to facilitate labour market access for disadvantaged persons, especially young unemployed people, in targeted areas of Myanmar. Women and men with disadvantage backgrounds get access to a Vocational Skills Development Project (VSDP) to further achieve employment or self-employment. The learners can choose from occupational skills development opportunities between tailor, sales clerk, house wirer, beautician, mason, plumber and rural mechanic.
Technical assistance for the implementation of a programme to prevent youth violence and crime in precarious urban areas of the city of Guatemala (CONVIVIR) (consortium with SUM Consult and SANIPLAN)
Client: Municipality of Guatemala City with funds provided by KfW
Project runtime: 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2021 / Guatemala
Type of service: Consultancy, Backstopping
The objective of CONVIVIR, implemented in Guatemala City, is to promote youth participation in the revitalisation and utilisation of safe public spaces in selected communities. Infrastructure projects will ease and facilitate access to public spaces. Additionally, the Programme strengthens employment and social skills of youths. Using different participatory methods, the Programme aims to include the local population, not only youths. It is expected that the active participation will foster the sustainable use of infrastructure projects. The Programme foresees the following activities: • Construction, improvement and equipment of social infrastructure and public spaces for youths; • Financing of employment and vocational training for youths; • Capacity building of involved institutions, municipalities and communities; • Consulting services for the above-mentioned areas